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Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” 

                                            Edgar Degas


Faculty & Staff

Cypress College Art Department's dedicated faculty and staff are also well-respected professional animators, artists, community organizers, curators, designers, filmmakers, historians, illustrators, musicians, and writers. 



Renay Laguana-Ferinac

Renee Ssensalo



Kirk Pickler

Nadia Wallace


Staff Emeriti

Daniel Stephens

Soni Schneider


Fine Arts Dean

Dr. Katy Realista


Professors Emeriti

Joyce Patti

Michael Johnson

Betty Disney

Ellen Berger

Roger Mendes

Char Felos

Katherine Gross

Robert Hardy

Terry O'Brien

Nelson Dudley

Arden Lanham